Job Description - Analyst, IT Quality Assurance
Description View created on 07/25/2014

Analyst, IT Quality Assurance

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 19
Job Title ID: 191003
Job Series/Job Family: Information Technology Series / Applications Family

Reports To

Director, Applications Development

Job Purpose

To evaluate and test new or modified software programs and software development procedures used to verify that programs function according to user requirements and conform to college guidelines.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Supports and serves as a technical expert for ACC's in-house developed applications in all stages of development, testing, and production.

  2. Conducts tests on computer software programs to make sure the programs perform properly and are easy to use.  Determines weaknesses in the computer code.

  3. Defines the operating standards that the software must meet in order to be released to the public.

  4. Tests to assure the software being developed does not interfere with other software typically found on a computer.

  5. Writes, revises, and verifies quality standards and test procedures for program design and product evaluation to attain quality of software economically and efficiently.

  6. Reviews new or modified programs, including documentation, diagram, and flow charts, to determine if programs will perform according to user requests and conform to guidelines.

  7. Assists with developing policies and/or procedures as needed.

  8. Provides upper level support to users having difficulties with applications.

  9. Collaborates on special projects.

  10. Keeps current with the latest technology.  Regularly attends technical training in order to maintain technical expertise.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Preferred

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Education

Required

Preferred

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Other

Required

Preferred

Safety